Lavon EDC Gateway to East Texas

Strategic Plan

The Lavon EDC annually updates its Strategic Plan examining the goals and revising or updating the strategies to guide actions for the forth coming year.

Lavon Economic Development Corporation...

"We Cultivate Investment and Growth!"

Goals for 2017-

Goal : Attract New Private Sector Commercial Development Expanding the Property and Sales Tax Base For Lavon.

  • Strategy: Attract  partners in the development of a build to suit and speculative commercial/business & office buildings.

  • Strategy: Market Lavon available retail and commercial properties through the Lavon EDC website and at tradeshows such as NTCAR and TX Deal Making of ICSC.

  • Strategy: Encourage the continued development of
    commercial property through voluntary annexation and extension of utilities.

  • Strategy: Participate, as appropriate, in development of public facilities that will attract new developent..

  • Strategy: Support the development of the 19 acre Lavon Park and Recreational Sports Complex. 

  • Strategy: Continue efforts for improved telecommunications and high speed broadband Internet.

  • Strategy: Meet periodically with City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission to coordinate efforts of land development and economic development. 

  • Strategy: Continue the effective Business Card Exchange that develop local micro-small business opportunities and hold the Shop Small Saturday Bazaar and simlar efforts to attract small business development in Lavon.

2. Goal – Develop the Brand Lavon…..Marketing Lavon through the Web Site and a minimum of 3 outside marketing events

  • Strategy: Participate in two regional trade shows - NTCAR and Texas Deal Making.

  • Strategy: Update the aerial map and develop an aerial brochure of Lavon showing completion of SH 78. 

  • Strategy: Continue to update and maintain the LEDC web site with fresh information and facts.

  • Strategy: Invite local developers/investors to the EDC meetings to promote their sites and projects.including the Petro Hunt LLC and Grand Heritage Development.

  • Strategy: Encourage the City Council to adopt the Keep Texas Beautiful Program and complet for recognition by the program. 

  • Strategy: Update or create an additional Lavon Video after opening of SH 78 and the two on-going building projects.  

3. Goal – Strengthen the Management Tools of the Lavon Economic Development Corporation

  • Strategy: Encourage the training of Board Directors and staff.

  • Strategy: Actively encourage full capture of the sales tax rates available to Lavon 

  • Strategy: Continue the use of a Professional Economic Developer as the Lavon Board Executive Director.

  • Strategy: Continue the use of a Office Manager with scheduled office hours at the City Hall.

  • Strategy: Continue the Board of Directors policy to meet at least monthly and more if necessary to meet the Mission of the EDC.


Recent News

Saturday April 28 Small Business Spring Bazaar.
January 19th 2018 - Make plans to be a vendor or attend the Small... read more.

Lavon EDC Presents Incentive Check to Retail Center Owner
December 12th 2017 - Lavon Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) on December 11th presented an... read more.

Groundbreaking for Retail Center
February 18th 2017 - Saturday, February 18, 2017 the Lavon Economic Development Corporation held a groundbreaking... read more.

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Lavon, TX 75166
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